Vandalia Police Reports Jan. 3 – 6

VANDALIA – The following police reports were received from the Vandalia Division of Police. All subjects are innocent until found guilty in a court of law.

January 3

Vernon R. Sells, 69, was arrested on a warrant out of Englewood after officers responded to the report of a suspicious male at an apartment on S. Dixie Dr. He was released to an Englewood Police Officer.

January 4

A vehicle on Roxana Dr. had its license plates removed per a confiscation order from the OHIO BMV.

A complainant reported that the tools in his truck were removed while parked at the Hawthorne Suites on Poe Ave. The investigation continues.

A complainant on Thoma Place reported that an unknown suspect had stolen outgoing mail. The complainant noted that other neighbors are having issues with stolen outgoing mail since October 2015. The investigation continues.

Charles E. Viars, 38, was arrested on a warrant out of Miamisburg Municipal Court after a traffic stop near the Knights Inn on Poe Ave. He was taken to the Montgomery County Jail.

A complainant reported that her boyfriend held her against her will. She was able to get out of the vehicle and return to her room at the Hawthorne Suites. The investigation continues.

January 5

Joshua C. Berger, 31, was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant out of Champaign County while at Vandalia Municipal Court. He was transported to the Montgomery County Jail.

Robert J. Williams, 26, was issued a summons for petty theft after an incident at the Dollar General Store on National Road. He was also trespassed from the business.

A complainant stated that an unknown vehicle damaged his company vehicle while parked at the Kroger on Northwoods Blvd. The investigation continues.

A vehicle was stopped on National Road at Sunderland for not having a front license plate. The driver was found to be under a noncompliance suspension. The vehicle was towed.

A vehicle was found on Stonequarry Road with expired license plates. The owner had the vehicle moved into the drive way and paid the towing fee.

January 6

An Ohio State Trooper brought Dawn N. Lawhorn to the police department for an Intoxilyzer test. Lawhorn tested .232 % BAC and was transported to the county jail.

By Darrell Wacker


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